One Dead, Dozens Injured in Bangladeshi Worker Protest

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Police in Bangladesh used water cannons, tear gas and batons to disperse 100,000 striking garment workers who were blocking roads, throwing bricks and burning tires on Wednesday during a fourth consecutive day of demands for higher wages in the capital of Dhaka. The government of Bangladesh, the world’s second-largest garment exported behind China, said on…